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February 2017 edition

Turn your presentations into MOC credits, calls for submissions (awards, abstracts and workshops); meet our new Maudsley Fellowship winners and we honour two Past Presidents...

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Residents Medical Educators

Royal College Research

Recent staff publications / grants @#RCResearch:

Tanya Horsley, Craig Campbell & Jeanie Zeiter (co-authors): More Than Reducing Complexity: Canadian Specialists' Views of the Royal College's Maintenance of Certification Framework and Program.
Authors: Tanya Horsley et al.

Tanya Horsley (co-author): Preface to This Supplemental Issue: Select Proceedings of the 2016 Congress on Continuing Professional Development.
Authors: Curtis A. Olson et al.

Nancy Dudek (co-author): Context, time, and building relationships: bringing in situ feedback into the conversation.
Authors: Shelley Ross et al.

For a complete list of 2015-2016 publications by RC staff and educators, please visit our publications page.

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Statistics 201: Understanding & Calculating Common Medical Statistics

Care to brush up on your clinical statistics? The Research Unit presents another online seminar by statistician Dr. Nick Barrowman (CHEO/University of Ottawa). Contact for more information regarding the presentation.


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Why Fellowship matters

Royal College Fellowship is the national standard for specialist medical expertise. Because medicine keeps evolving, Royal College Fellows are always enhancing their learning and skills. Learn more about why Fellowship matters.

Is your specialist a Fellow?

The Directory is a searchable public resource where you’ll find specialists who are Fellows of the Royal College. You’ll also find other health care professionals and specialists-in-training who participate in the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.


In Memoriam: Dr. Jean Couture

It’s with great sadness we share with you the news of past Royal College president Dr. Jean Couture’s passing. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Dr. Couture was a generous, talented professor and surgeon, whose career benefitted many patients and colleagues. We had the privilege of experiencing his professionalism and kindness first hand, as he was a respected member of Council for many years before being named President-elect of the Royal College in 1983.

He served as President from 1984 to 1986, championed involvement in health and public policy, and promoted a stronger francophone point of view within the organization. We are very proud to have had the opportunity to work with him.

Additional information on paying your respects and/or leaving an online message for the family can be found here: